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The median annual salary for an IT Infrastructure Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Architect
UK > England
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1133 955 750
Rank change year-on-year -178 -205 +316
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Architect 16 11 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.012% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 7
10th Percentile £59,125 £54,875 £73,100
25th Percentile £61,563 £57,500 £79,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £63,750 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.73% -25.00% +41.67%
75th Percentile £96,250 £72,500 -
90th Percentile £102,500 - £99,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £63,750 £85,000
% change year-on-year +9.80% -25.00% +41.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 130,637 92,090 55,782
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.11% 91.02% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 74,287 66,155 46,073
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

IT Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured IT Infrastructure Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Infrastructure Architect in England

IT Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Infrastructure Architect in England.

Salary trend for IT Infrastructure Architect in England

IT Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Infrastructure Architect in England over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Salary histogram for IT Infrastructure Architect in England

IT Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 11 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -194 6 £95,000 -
East of England -63 4 £67,500 +8.00%
North of England -67 3 £60,000 -14.29%
North West - 3 £60,000 -
South West - 1 £72,500 -
IT Infrastructure Architect
UK

IT Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, IT Infrastructure Architect job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring IT Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) WAN
1 11 (68.75%) Azure
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Law
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) SaaS
5 4 (25.00%) PaaS
5 4 (25.00%) IaaS
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Legal
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Social Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Technology Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Technology Roadmap
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Publishing
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF

IT Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Azure
2 4 (25.00%) IaaS
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) RFID
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (37.50%) Law
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Publishing
3 2 (12.50%) Social Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Architecture
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
2 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Technology Roadmap
3 2 (12.50%) Technology Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Response
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (6.25%) Project Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam